Papua New Guinea’s National Beach Volleyball team has identified Coolangatta’s Beach Volleyball Courts as the training hub that will allow them to best prepare for the Commonwealth Games Oceania Qualification Event in Vanuatu in December 2017. ..
Currumbin Valley’s Camp School has recently announced a $1 million accommodation extension to their campus. ..
Currumbin Wildlife Hospital will once again open its doors to the public at their annual Open Day from 10:00am – 2:00pm on Sunday 27 August. ..
Local business owners are invited to attend an informative breakfast talk from 7:00am on Thursday 6 July from the Hon Karen Andrews, outlining what the 2017 Federal Budget means for local business owners and operators. ..
Southern Gold Coast local and SurfVolley Coolangatta’s Sange Carter has faced 5 fears in 5 days, all in the name of inspiring others to step outside their comfort zone. ..
Could an intern help your business? ..
More than 25 local business owners attended the Secrets of Success by Sustainability seminar at Currumbin RSL today, taking away tips to give back to the planet while also boosting business. ..
Last week, Connecting Southern Gold Coast CEO, Peter Doggett, attended the annual Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) in Sydney to represent our region. During the visit he met with key stakeholders on the national stage, including Scoot General Manager Australia, Jared Simcox. ..
Gold Coast Tourism has announced the launch of the new ‘Be My Guest’ website, designed to inspire and educate locals to be exceptional hosts. ..
Southern Gold Coast businesses are being urged to support the ‘100 Interns in 100 Days’ challenge, launched at the Greater Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce meeting this month. ..
Contribute to the local community, give back to the planet and boost your business by attending a free seminar on The Secrets of Success by Sustainability. ..
A new Southern Gold Coast mobile app has been developed for Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC) by Bond University Journalism students. ..
The City of Gold Coast and Gold Coast Tourism, with the support of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation, invite tourism operators to attend the industry’s first Accessible Tourism Forum at the Arts Centre Gold Coast on Tuesday 7 February. ..
Another great local success story, with Gold Coast Trades College manager, Glenn Raine, awarded the Southeast Region Trainer of the Year at the recent Queensland Training Awards. The Currumbin training college offers vocational training and business courses for trades and other industries. ..
The Gold Coast may be famous for fun, but the Southern Gold Coast is also becoming famous for its educational tourism opportunities. On 27 Nov 2016, the Southern Gold Coast region welcomed a group of 24 Singapore students and 3 teachers to Currumbin. St Andrew’s Junior College, Singapore, is the fourth largest group of students since 2012 to hit the Southern Gold Coast region through the nanoKnowledge Pathways to Excellence project. ..
They say the future lies in the youth – and if local training organisation, Gold Coast Trades College, is anything to go by, they’re in good hands. On a Friday afternoon the workshops of this well-presented training college in the Currumbin Industrial Park are buzzing with students from local high schools undertaking their vocational education training, while apprentices and trainers bounce through the halls.
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has just launched their latest attraction, Kids on Conservation Trail. ..
The joint State Government and City of Gold Coast ‘Be My Guest’ initiative will commence on the Southern Gold Coast next month, with three dates confirmed in July. ..
Over 260 students from Southern Cross University attended their Graduation Ceremony on Saturday 30 April, hosted at Twin Towns Services Club. Students from several schools, including Arts and Social Sciences, Business and Tourism, Education, Law and Justice and the Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples received their graduating certificates and awards. ..
Work integrated learning (WIL) is now a common component of university curriculum design for many disciplines. Encompassing a range of approaches and strategies that integrate theory with the practice of work, WIL is described as ‘experiential learning’ and provides students with the opportunity to be ‘work-ready’, with real-world industry experience upon graduation. ..